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Soft & creamy chocolate & walnut pastry

Soft & creamy chocolate & walnut pastry

Is it making your mouth water just looking at this picture? Impress your guests with this amazing dessert, they won't be disappointed

Serves: 6 people
Takes: 40 minutes + 1 night to set

What you need:

Crunchy nut pastry base

  • 40g Dark Chocolate
  • 65g Chopped Walnuts
  • 25g Brown Sugar
  • 5g Butter

Soft creamy filling

  • 150g milk
  • 150g cream
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 100g sugar
  • 200g White chocolate
  • 30g Amaretto

What you do:

  1. Mix together the pastry base ingredients in a blender.
  2. Mix the cream, milk and vanilla pod in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Beat together the egg yolks and the sugar. Fold into the milk-cream mixture and heat in a bain-marie while stirring constantly. Melt the white chocolate into the cream mixture and then add in the amaretto.
  3. Spread the nut mixture out onto the bottom of a baking tray and carefully pour in the white chocolate filling. Leave to set in the freezer for at least one night.
  4. Remove the pastry from the tin one hour before serving and decorate.

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